Skip to main content
share Share
favorite Favorite

From Wikipedia:

Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith was an American blues singer. Nicknamed the Empress of the Blues, she was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and was a major influence on other jazz singers... Read More

Birth nameBessie Smith
Also known asThe Empress of the Blues
BornApril 15, 1894
Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
DiedSeptember 26, 1937 (aged 43)
Clarksdale, Mississippi, U.S.,
GenresBlues, jazz blues
Occupation(s)Singer, actress
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1912–1937

150
RESULTS

Media Type
150
audio
Availability
150
Always Available
Year
1
2011
2
2006
5
2005
1
2004
7
2003
4
2002
More right-solid
Topics & Subjects
75
78rpm
59
Blues
43
Compilation
8
Popular Music
4
Jazz
2
Vocal
More right-solid
Collection
More right-solid
Creator
91
bessie smith
4
alberta hunter
4
b.b. king
4
bessie smith and her blue boys
3
bennie moten's kansas city orchestra
3
various artists
More right-solid
Language
149
English
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid